Our 10 Favorite November Drops Over the Years
IIt’s that time of the month when at The Sole Supplier we take a look back at some of our favorite sneaker releases over the years, how they fell and how well received. This month marking the occasion of Black Friday, there were more than a few legendary sneakers that could have made this list, because any sneakerhead will tell you how busy November is in terms of exclusive releases. sneakers!
After much deliberation, we’ve managed to narrow it down to 10 of our favorites over the years, and there are absolute belts included! From the retro Air Jordan 3s to the original adidas Yeezys, if you’re looking for a trip down memory lane, this is the place to go right now! Read on to find out more and make sure to keep it locked down here at The One-Stop-Shop for all the latest sneaker news and updates as they happen.
Air Jordan 4 OG “Fire Red” (2020)
First released in 1989 in the OG AJ4 colourway, the Air Jordan 4 “Fire Red” is an absolutely timeless sneaker that is adored by many. For the first time since the original release, the pair has been retro with the revered Nike Air logo on the heel tab in 2020. As far as Jordan’s launches go, they don’t get much better than that. Unsurprisingly, the pair quickly sold out and proved difficult to get hold of many sneakerheads.
Yeezy Boost 350 V1 “Moonrock” (2015)
At the height of the Yeezy hype, in 2015, Kanye West and adidas unveiled the Yeezy Boost 350 V1 “Moonrock”. It was the first time that a neutral colourway appeared on the sought-after silhouette and it went on to send shockwaves through the sneaker community. Many retailers launched these first come, first served, which resulted in overnight queues that stretched the length of the streets. One of the most memorable Yeezy outings ever!
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bloodline” (2019)
Designed as a tribute to the original AJ1 “Bred” colourway, the Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bloodline” hit stores in November 2019. Although it’s now a relatively hard-to-find Jordan, at the it was very neglected at the time. Believe it or not, many pairs of this version even ended up in the sale section of some retailers! While at the time they might have been labeled as “bricks,” all true sneakerheads would know that a Bred-inspired AJ1 would always be a winner.
Nike Air Huarache Free Run (2012)
While the Nike Air Huarache is currently enjoying a huge resurgence as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations, in 2012 the model received special treatment from the Swoosh brand that involved using the silhouette as the basis for a hybrid that also used the Free midsole. Technology. The result was the Nike Air Huarache Free, a sneaker that debuted in many OG Huarache colourways and has proven to be a hit with figure fans and sneakerheads in general.
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Cyber Monday” (2015)
Another take on the Black Friday season to make our list comes in the form of Air Jordan 1’s ‘Cyber Monday’. Celebrating the Monday following Black Friday, this pair features a brilliantly clean take on the silhouette. classic from 1985 that consists of an effortless monochrome colourway. Black leather adorns the entire upper with the wings logo embossed on the collar, while a bleached midsole creates the perfect contrast. Perhaps the most wearable pair of AJ1s ever!
A Bathing Ape x adidas NMD_R1 (2016)
While they might not be the pinnacle of popularity when it comes to on-trend sneakers, the adidas NMD_R1 once ruled supreme above all else. In that era of glory all NMD collaborations were hugely popular, so naturally when A Bathing Ape announced they would be working with adidas Originals on an NMD_R1, the sneaker world went crazy. The iconic camouflage mark of the Japanese brand blends in perfectly with the sleek look of the silhouette, which still maintains its status as a classic among collectors.
Air Jordan 4 “What is? “(2019)
If you are familiar with Nike colourways, you may have already come across a “What The?” release before, which are in short mashups of the most famous colors of a certain silhouette. The Air Jordan 4 “What is?” Launched on November 23, 2019 and featured the best elements of the ‘White Cement’, ‘Military Blue’, ‘Fire Red’ and ‘Black Cement’ variations of the 1989 Tinker Hatfield silhouette. If you’re a fan of AJ4 , they are essential for the rotation!
Nike SB Dunk High “Bloody Sunday” (2007)
One of the oldest sneakers included in our list comes in the form of the Nike SB Dunk High “Bloody Sunday”. While the early peak days of SB Dunk had subsided in 2007, the Swoosh sub-division still produced top-notch releases, such as this premium pair inspired by U2’s famous single “Sunday Bloody Sunday”. Offering red velvet detailing and a gold trimmed Swoosh logo, if you’re a serious SB head, you’re probably familiar with this version already. If you’re looking for a pair now, they probably won’t be the easiest to find in solid condition.
Air Jordan 8 “Aqua” (2015)
First seen in a 1993 NBA All Star game and also an original colorway of the AJ8, the “Aqua” rendering is easily one of the 8 most popular to ever exist. This particular sneaker was Jordan Brand’s big Black Friday release in 2015 and remains a popular choice for fans of the label to this day. While the AJ8 isn’t necessarily one of MJ’s most popular iconic sneakers, the pair is cult and even received a collaborative release courtesy of OVO in 2018.
Air Jordan 3 OG “True Blue” (2016)
Rounding out our list of November’s hottest sneakers, the Air Jordan 3 “True Blue” was revisited for 2016. Original AJ3 colourway, this year’s True Blues were the first retro version to feature the Nike Air logo on it. the heel. tab since 1988, a feature Jordan fans are absolutely crazy about. Combine that with the punchy colourway and classic elephant print and you have an instant winner. We think these are due to another retro soon!